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Re: NetBSD volunteering (WiFi browser, NPF Web UI)

On 18/05/2015 12:22, Pierre Pronchery wrote:
> On 18/05/2015 13:16, Roy Marples wrote:
>> On 17/05/2015 23:14, Pierre Pronchery wrote:
>>> @roy: any screenshots available for dhcpcd-ui?
>> Just added one to the project page:
>> Sadly on my iwn(4) interface wpa_supplicant doesn't show anything useful
>> with the signal strength which is why they are all at max.
> Have you tried this patch from jakllsch?

The laptop is running a very recent -current, so yes.
The numbers returned range from 85, which is hardly reachable from my
windows pc sat next to the laptop up to 106 where the AP is just next
door and windows gives that 5 bars.

My code which handles the numbers is similar to other wifi strength
meters - if <0 then assume dBM and convert to a percentage otherwise
assume the number IS a percentage. As it's over 100 we can assume the
number returned is neither a percentage nor a dBM value - what should we
do then?

My other laptop uses a iwi(4) interface which showed much better signals
on NetBSD, but sadly the laptop itself is pretty non functional atm.


PS, I keep getting returned mail from your server, please fix it.
<>: mail for loops back to myself

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